Supplemental Resources and Data for Statisticians

Directions to Dr. Dobelman's Rice University offices - these may be a bit out of date but they should get you in the vicinity. Note that "they" have renumbered the entrances. #1 is still the main, front entrance to the Univeristy. Jones School Office Duncan Hall Office**R/S+ Reference & Helpfiles**R Syntax Examples (cheatsheet)

Quick-R: accessing the power of R

R - Venebles and Smith (Latest at CRAN)

R Hints CRAN documents on intro to R, R basics, and Financial Applications

S Users Guide A complete GUI guide to S+ (ver8), with some command line.

Modeling Financial Time Series with S-PLUSŪ, Second Edition Book website and Code

**Sample Spreadsheet techniques**Excel Statistics Guide useful introduction to getting quantitative work done in Excel.

Excel tutorials (2010-centric)

dmcritchie.mvps.org/excel/xlindex.htm

cameron.econ.ucdavis.edu/excel/excel.html

Excel Hints (Zivot's) Computational Finance and Financial Econometrics.

regression.xls Illustrates simple univariate LS regression calulcations in Excel.

simulation.xls Illustrates simulation using Excel

boxplot.xls Setup for the Bruynell Boxplot Solution, with instructions.

Groebner Book Data unzip and you're ready to go!**Datasets and Reference**

A Million Random Digits From RAND corp (whose name came from Research And Development).

Random.org For random digits (binary, hex, integers)

10,000 Random Numbers Caution! Opens an .xls spreadsheet with 10,000 standard normals, 2 different URN generators; more to come.**Important Papers and Monographs****Tables, Cheatsheets and Reference****Math Resources****Physical Constants and Conversion Factors****.**You are either looking for**factors for [SI] units, "conversion factors"**(*volume:*teaspoon <-> grams of a particular substance) or**physical constants**, such as*molar volume of ideal gas (273.15 K, 100 kPa), Value 22.710 981 x 10-3 m3 mol-1*. There are a million sites out there, but why not go to the source, NIST (Formerly National Bureau of Standards).**NOTE**: The 11th General Conference on Weights and Measures (1960) adopted the name Systeme International d'Unites (International System of Units, international abbreviation SI), for the recommended practical system of units of measurement. See Bureau International des Poids et Mesures (BIPM).- reserved

Statistics and Economics Qualifier Review Papers to review for qualifying exams in Statistics and Econometrics.

Kurtosis and Skew Calculation and interpretation of the third and fourth (standardized) moments

Intuition for Kurtosis and Skew

Standard Errors and CI for Sample Kurtosis and Skew Avoid pitfalls of standard assumptions

Elementary Primer on Hypothesis testing (with examples)

Simlation of Independence of Sample Mean and Variance Did you know these were independent?

Relationship of Some Discrete Distributions Kendall's chart

Relationship of Distributions Casella & Berger's Adaptation of Leemis

Clickable diagram of distribution relationships Also Follow @ProbFact on Twitter to get one probability fact per day

Intense chart of Relationships of distributions by Leemis, the 2008 revision. The authors posting is here.

Table of Common Distributions (Casella & Berger Table), with MGF

Probability Distributions (online). Web-based gallery. No CF/MGF stuff here, just the moments.

Probability Distributions (Wikipedia). Web-based gallery, loads slow. Nice pictures.

Probability Distribution Compendium. PDF file available for download. No CF/MGF.

Diagram of relationships in probabilistic convergence Relationship between major modes of convergence

**WIP** Handy Analysis Results Easy-to-forget results from Math, Calculus, and Complex Analysis

Handy Lebesque Measure Primer Only R

Handy Math (Mostly R

Handy Probability and Inequalities Expectation, Fatou, MCT, DCT, Fubini, Inequalities (thanks to Robert Wolpert at Duke)

Useful Calculations, Identities, and Manipulations Helpful relationships between population and sample results, distributions, etc.

Handy Large Sample Results (Need to update but better than usual; sorry I don't recall who put this together....)

Standard Regularity Conditions for Statistics (with some for math, too!)

Handy List of Statistical Limit Results (Application of the regularity document.)

Top Inequalities for a PhD Student Professor DasGupta's (Purdue) List of important statistical inequalities

CSU Essays: Greek alphabet, Poisson/Exponential, etc.

Handy Summary of Basic Mathematical Statistics course. Great for A-Exam study

Standard Normal (Z) Table Left-tail values

t-distribution critical values Right- and two-tail values

Chi-square distribution critical values Right-tail values

Elementary Analysis ("Pre-Calc") Cheatsheets

Common Test Statistics and Their Distributions (Handy Cookbook test stats)

Example Hypothesis Test, with confidence interval, and power calculation

Very OLS Regression Cheat Sheet

Purdue's Discrete Distribution Formulae

ANOVA Sources of Variation

Abramowitz and Stegun NIST's update, now called NIST Handbook of Mathematical Functions, for the "Occasional Computer"

Lozier's History of the Handbook Milton Abramowitz and Irene A. Stegun, eds.,

Applied Probability Dr. Pfeiffer's notes on probability theory

Mathematics Notes Collection. Includes measure theory and integration

themathpage.com K-12 But useful

Various Cheatsheets (non-theoretical math)

Conversion Factors

Acceleration, Angle, Area And Second Moment Of Area, Capacity (See Volume), Density (That Is, Mass Density), Electricity And Magnetism, Energy (Includes Work), Flow, Force, Force Divided By Area (Pressure), Heat, Length, Light, Mass And Moment Of Inertia, Permeability, Power, Pressure Or Stress (Force Divided By Area), Radiology, Stress (See Pressure), Temperature, Time, Torque (See Moment Of Force), Velocity (Includes Speed), Viscosity, Volume (Includes Capacity), Volume Divided By Time (Includes Flow), Work (See Energy)NISC Constants

alpha particle, Angstrom star, atomic mass constants, atomic unit of energy/force/momentum, etc., Bohr, Boltzmann, deuteron, electron mass, Faraday, helion mass, hertz-kilogram relationship, joule-kelvin relationship, kilogram-hertz relationship, molar mass, muon-tau mass ratio, natural units, neutron, Newtonian, Planck, proton, Rydberg, speed of light in vacuum, standard, Stefan-Boltzmann, Thomson, unified, von Klitzing, etc.Physical Constants, downloadable ASCII List of all

Download SI tables, methodology